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Obits > F. M. Lane

Jan 2, 1913 Tornado

Dates/Source provided by Les Niemi


Former Tampico Resident Dies At Home of His Sister in Spring Valley

F. M. Lane, a former resident of Yorktown vicinity, died last week Tuesday evening about 7 o'clock at the home of his sister. Mrs. E. A. LaDue at Spring Valley. Death was caused by heart trouble with which he had been afflicted for some time the last two months being confined to his bed. The remains were brought here Thursday afternoon and taken to the home of F. M. LaDue southwest of Tampico where the funeral services were held Friday . Interment was a Leon. Rev. Ellis, pastor of the Tampico Christian church led charge of the services.

Francis Marion Lane was born in Cayuga County, New York, Oct. 2, 1836. When three  years of age, he moved with his parents, George and Elmina Lane, to Niles, Berrian Co., Michigan. In 1854 he came to make his home on a farm in Henry County, Illinois, where he was married to Miss Mary E. Baldwin, Nov. 16, 1857. There he resided until his health failed and in 1897 he moved to Plano, Ill., where he remained for twelve years. In March 1910 he moved to Spring Valley, Ill. and there surrounded by loving friends he fell asleep December 24, 1912, aged 76 years, 1 month and 22 days.

He leaves to mourn his loss, a loving wife and sister and a host of friends that will never forget his many acts of kindness. A loving husband and brother, a kind and considerate friend, he has gone from our midst mourned by all that knew him.

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